Please add static library (libmagic.a) to the development package. It's important for Go application developers who have to link statically with libmagic via cgo.
These third party Golang libraries in fact depend on libmagic static library:
Created attachment 1432665 [details]
Possible patch to include static library
The static library needs to go to a separate subpackage which will not be installed by default. Actually, the subpackage used to be there until the following commit that was pushed 5 years ago:
Fixed in file-5.33-6.fc29 by the following commit:
Thanks a lot!